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johnnyribcage
* Dog in the Sand *

USA
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Posted - 10/01/2019 :  03:13:58  Show Profile  Visit johnnyribcage's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by tamefan

quote:
Originally posted by The Maharal
If you could combine the two albums into one reasonably-timed collection what would you include?


in fact, I have already used Audacity to increase the tempos on Graveyard, St. Nazaire, Hey Debussy, and Kate by 10%).
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Wait... so when you listen to BTE, you listen to tracks that you’ve modified and fundamentally changed? No offense, but I find that to be kind of weird.


I had a bad reaction to your public hobby writings.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1952 Posts

Posted - 10/01/2019 :  04:09:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Cue “Punk Rock City”! We are genetically altering FBF tunes!
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Discoking
= Cult of Ray =

Belgium
835 Posts

Posted - 10/01/2019 :  04:44:02  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by sdon

Also "Cyrus" is misspelled Cyprus on my LP :)


same here.


it's educational
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Troubles A Foot
- FB Fan -

USA
168 Posts

Posted - 10/01/2019 :  10:47:14  Show Profile  Visit Troubles A Foot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by johnnyribcage

quote:
Originally posted by tamefan

quote:
Originally posted by The Maharal
If you could combine the two albums into one reasonably-timed collection what would you include?


in fact, I have already used Audacity to increase the tempos on Graveyard, St. Nazaire, Hey Debussy, and Kate by 10%).
.



Wait... so when you listen to BTE, you listen to tracks that you’ve modified and fundamentally changed? No offense, but I find that to be kind of weird.





Wow that really is weird.

The only example I have of myself doing something like that is two things...there's a tmbg song that never really made it onto an album but then they put out some version that had this intro I hated. So I edited the intro out before putting it on my ipod.

The other one is a rare Morrissey song that had various versions of different quality, and one had an extended ending that I glued to a previous version where it faded out early. But these were unreleased songs.
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marce
- FB Fan -

USA
3 Posts

Posted - 10/01/2019 :  16:26:55  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I really like how both albums complement each other. Love the rawer vibe of the bonus tracks!
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marcusb
= Cult of Ray =

USA
303 Posts

Posted - 10/02/2019 :  09:47:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Troubles A Foot
The only example I have of myself doing something like that is two things...there's a tmbg song that never really made it onto an album but then they put out some version that had this intro I hated. So I edited the intro out before putting it on my ipod.



I love TMBG, I'm curious what song you are talking about


-Marcus
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Troubles A Foot
- FB Fan -

USA
168 Posts

Posted - 10/02/2019 :  10:10:29  Show Profile  Visit Troubles A Foot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The song "Rock Club", previously known by fans as "We Love All The People."

If you like TMBG check out my crazy TMBG podcast! On all streaming services is here: https://anchor.fm/dontletsstart

Sorry everyone for going off topic...

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marcusb
= Cult of Ray =

USA
303 Posts

Posted - 10/03/2019 :  02:28:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ah, I haven't really kept up on their latest releases. As much as I love them, they just release so much stuff it's hard to keep up with (and pay for).


-Marcus
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Jason
* Dog in the Sand *

1354 Posts

Posted - 10/07/2019 :  00:19:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This album is so, so good.

I liked "Indie Cindy" and I liked "Head Carrier", but this is the first neo-Pixies album that makes me not miss Frank's solo and Catholics days. It feels like the band have moved past trying to live up to their brand and Frank is just writing great songs like he always has. It sounds like the pressure is now off. It's a good thing.
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coastline
> Teenager of the Year <

USA
3014 Posts

Posted - 10/08/2019 :  01:53:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think you nailed it, Jason. And for me, it's the first time I've fallen in love with a new Pixies album. I discovered the band just after they broke up, so I didn't even know about their first five albums when they were coming out. And IC and HC didn't do anything for me, nor did a live show a few years ago -- I just didn't feel it. This album, though, has consumed me for the last three weeks. I haven't been so in love with a new album -- by anyone -- in ages. And it's definitely Frank writing great songs, and the band making them Pixies songs. So, so good.


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If all you see is violins, then I make a plea in their defense.
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Cult_Of_Frank
= Black Noise Maker =

Canada
11562 Posts

Posted - 10/10/2019 :  11:08:43  Show Profile  Visit Cult_Of_Frank's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I am quite enjoying this new Pixies album I have to say. It doesn't feel like it's trying to recapture something or be something, it feels like FB. I guess genuine is the word here. It's the first time in a while that I've wanted to really dig into the lyrics, which might be my own bias, but I'm glad to have this and really do have to agree with Coastline here. I didn't dislike the previous Pixies 2.0 albums but I didn't love them either. I'm on my way with this one...


"If we hit this bullseye, the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards. Checkmate."
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natenate101
= Cult of Ray =

USA
792 Posts

Posted - 10/10/2019 :  19:42:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Cult_Of_Frank

I am quite enjoying this new Pixies album I have to say. It doesn't feel like it's trying to recapture something or be something, it feels like FB. I guess genuine is the word here. It's the first time in a while that I've wanted to really dig into the lyrics, which might be my own bias, but I'm glad to have this and really do have to agree with Coastline here. I didn't dislike the previous Pixies 2.0 albums but I didn't love them either. I'm on my way with this one...


"If we hit this bullseye, the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards. Checkmate."



I agree with you guys as well. Just a really well made and enjoyable set of tunes from BF and the band. Joey shines for me on this one. The opener is the only song I actually dislike. It grates on me. But everything else is quality and rewards repeat listens. They crafted a great album here.
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